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Chemicals executive

William Wesley Jenkins was American chemicals executive. Achievements include patents in field. Fellow: Standard Oil Corporation Indiana; member: American Pharmaceutical Society (member academy pharmaceutical science), American Chemical Society (emeritus, medicinal section, Chicago section), Wilmette Golf Club (Illinois), Sigma Chi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Xi.

Background

Jenkins, William Wesley was born on October 22, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl Huber and Hermine Lucy (Schaub) Jenkins.

Education

AB, DePauw University, 1939. Master of Science, Loyola University, Chicago, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1950.

Career

With G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1954—1983, director development, 1969—1973, director product affairs, 1973—1979, director preclinical operations, 1979—1983. Consultant in field; Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Fellow: Standard Oil Corporation Indiana. Member: American Pharmaceutical Society (member academy pharmaceutical science), American Chemical Society (emeritus, medicinal section, Chicago section), Wilmette Golf Club (Illinois), Sigma Chi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, golf, travel, woodworking.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Tucker, March 8, 1952. Children: Elizabeth, John, Douglas.

father:
Carl Huber Jenkins

mother:
Hermine Lucy (Schaub) Jenkins

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Tucker

child:
Elizabeth Jenkins

child:
John Jenkins

child:
Douglas Jenkins